James Kicklighter Interviews, Press Reviews and Articles

ATLFF: Defining Atlanta through film

  • The ‘Ah, My Hometown’ segment of short films explored everything from Atlanta’s place within the American South, our city’s role in changing journalism and the ethics of our state’s organ transplant system. ‘American Moderate‘, ‘7 Days’ and ‘Digital Edition‘ put a unique lens on how Atlantans and Georgians are front and center of some of our greatest national conversations.

    March 30, 2017. Atlanta Proper >>

Review: Digital Edition

  • Director James Kicklighter highlights the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s metamorphosis to high speed around-the-clock purveyor of information and he does it fast, 26 minutes in and out, no wasted motion.

    March 14, 2017. Film Threat >>

Digital Edition, Official Selection of the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival

  • Director James Kicklighter’s Digital Edition joins the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival lineup on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the 7 Stages Theatre. From a record-breaking 6,000+ film submissions for the 2017 festival, the final selections include 47 feature length films, 116 short films and 28 creative media presentations, which consist of music videos, virtual reality and episodic pilots.

    February 28, 2017. Atlanta Film Festival >>

Miley Cyrus storms Virginia college to campaign for Hillary Clinton

  • With less than three weeks to go before election day, Miley Cyrus stormed George Mason University in Virginia like a ‘Wrecking Ball’ for the Hillary Clinton campaign on Saturday.

    October 24, 2016. Entertainment Weekly >>

Henrico 12-year-old featured in new Clinton video

  • Elijah Coles-Brown is a motivational speaker and Richmond native who talks about the impact of this election on young people, including those who aren’t yet old enough to vote.

    ‘A black man can be president. A woman can be president,’ says Elijah in the video. ‘That’s an inspiration to youth all around this country. They can achieve anything they want as long as they work hard.’

    The release of the video comes as the Donald Trump campaign announces a more than $2 million statewide television ad buy in key markets.

    October 20, 2016. NBC 12 >>